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SSC804 - Research Communication

Unit details


2016 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne); Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne); Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:


Unit chair:

Robin Doss





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

 22 hours of class and seminars


The aim of this unit is to introduce students to the principles of academic writing and broad presentation skills in science communication.  Students’ develop academic research communication skills in the context of their scientific discipline.  The emphasis of learning in this unit is drafting a research proposal, and preparing for confirmation of their research candidature. In this process, students are required to outline the nature of their research through appropriate presentation methods, justifying the research inquiry that they intend to undertake.  In this unit, students will be required to attend and contribute to a range of research seminars and classes throughout the trimester to reinforce their learnings.


Assignment 1 20%, assignment 2 40%, contribution to a range of research seminars and classes 40%

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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